Medical Negligence

Medical Negligence

When we need medical care, we place a great deal of trust in the professionals treating us. Occasionally, mistakes are made – and when they are, patients have a right to seek compensation.

If you have suffered as a result of a medical accident, a surgical error, a misdiagnosis, delay in treatment, or any other mistake in your treatment, our team of expert lawyers can give you advice on what to do and help you make a complaint or bring a claim.

We will take the time to understand your situation, provide you with support and help you through the process.

By making a claim, any compensation you may receive could help to deal with the consequences of what went wrong, as well as helping to ensure that the same mistake isn’t repeated.

Medical Negligence claims can arise against all healthcare providers including consultants, surgeons, doctors, nurses, dentists, GP’s, physiotherapists, midwives, opticians, clinical commissioning groups and NHS Trusts. It does not matter if you have been treated by the NHS or as a private patient.

Our lawyers, based in Ipswich, Felixstowe, FramlinghamHadleigh and Woodbridge, have a wealth of experience handling cases of this sort, and ensure that our clients receive the right compensation for their injury and any losses they have incurred or may incur in the future.

They also help with attending at inquests and raising a compliant either to the clinician or organisation involved in the treatment or to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.

About our Medical Negligence lawyers

Tim Humpage leads the medical negligence team. He is a specialist in the field with over 20 years experience. Tim handles difficult cases and high value claims. Tim has a particular interest in birth injury claims, Gastroenterology and general injury claims and Ophthalmology claims arising from the treatment of conditions affecting a patients eyesight. Tim works with Diana Infanti, a solicitor within the team, and Ella Patten, a Paralegal.  The medical negligence team has a proven track record representing clients in the specialist Clinical Negligence jurisdiction in the High Court and the County Court.

Gotelee Solicitors is a member of AvMA and The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

How can our medical negligence lawyers help you?

We understand the impact that a missed, or delayed diagnosis, medical malpractice or negligent treatment can have on a patient. All of our Medical Negligence lawyers are friendly, understanding and promise to give you clear advice.

One of our solicitors can meet you at our offices, your home or wherever is most convenient for you for a free initial appointment. In most cases, we are able to offer clients an insurance protected No-Win No-Fee agreement.

To find out more, call us on 01473 211 121 or complete our online enquiry form and we will be happy to discuss your circumstances and how we can help you.

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